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  1. Review

    Mental health and psychological impacts from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster: a systematic literature review

    On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced an unprecedented combination of earthquake/tsunami/nuclear accidents (the Great East Japan Earthquake; GEJE). We sought to identify mental health and psychosocial consequen...

    Nahoko Harada, Jun Shigemura, Masaaki Tanichi, Kyoko Kawaida, Satomi Takahashi and Fumiko Yasukata

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:17

    Published on: 2 September 2015

  2. Case report

    Case report: a brain abscess in a disaster zone- beyond the call of duty

    We present a case of a child with a suspected brain abscess treated by a military field hospital in post-typhoon Philippines. We review our intervention and decision process both at the field hospital and foll...

    Giora Weiser, Joseph Mendlovic, David Dagan, Dov Albukrek, Manor Shpriz and Ofer Merin

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:13

    Published on: 8 June 2015

  3. Research article

    Secular trends in 1,192 diarrheal outbreaks in the Israel Defence Forces between 1988–2011

    In the military, outbreaks of infectious diarrhea pose a significant health problem. In this descriptive analysis of data collected by the IDF on all infectious diarrhea outbreaks between 1988–2011, we analyse...

    Sharon Elazar, Yifat Zelikovich, Hagai Levine, Anat Tzurel-Ferber, Inbal Galor and Michael Hartal

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:14

    Published on: 8 June 2015

  4. Research article

    Naval casualty management training using human patient simulators

    Extended-evacuation or austere environments (e.g. naval, immature or depleted combat zones) are characterized by the lack of resources to facilitate medical evacuation in the “Golden Hour” from moment of injury. ...

    Itamar Netzer, Aviram Weiss and David Hoppenstein

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:9

    Published on: 6 April 2015

  5. Case report

    Pre-hospital intra-osseous freeze dried plasma transfusion: a case report

    Hemorrhage and coagulopathy are among the leading causes of death in combat and are considered the leading causes of preventable deaths. Plasma, in the form of Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) is considered a key com...

    Misgav Rottenstreich, Itzik Malka, Elon Glassberg, Oren Schwartz and Bader Tarif

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:8

    Published on: 25 March 2015

  6. Research Article

    Physiological and cognitive military related performances after 10-kilometer march

    Prior operational activities such as marching in diverse environments, with heavy backloads may cause early fatigue and reduce the unit’s readiness. The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the ef...

    Ran Yanovich, Amir Hadid, Tomer Erlich, Daniel S Moran and Yuval Heled

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:6

    Published on: 24 February 2015

  7. Case study

    Preparation of medical personnel for an early response humanitarian mission – lessons learned from the Israeli defense forces field hospital in the Philippines

    Humanitarian aid provision and early medical response missions to areas ravaged by natural disasters are as essential nowadays as in the past, and medical personnel play a pivotal role in these delegations.

    Tomer Erlich, Avi Shina, David Segal, Tal Marom, David Dagan and Elon Glassberg

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:5

    Published on: 24 February 2015

  8. Research Article

    Cardiovascular and bone health of former elite infantry soldiers at middle life

    The long term implications of elite infantry service on cardiovascular health and cortical bone width at middle age has not been studied. The purpose of this study was to compare the cardiovascular health and ...

    Yael Milgrom, Charles Milgrom, Naama Constantini, David Lavi, Victor Novak and Aharon Finestone

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:3

    Published on: 27 January 2015

  9. Research Article

    Evaluating new types of tourniquets by the Israeli Naval special warfare unit

    Extremity injuries, which accounts for 20% of all battlefield injuries, result in 7-9% of deaths during military activity. Silicone tourniquets were used, by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) soldiers, for upper...

    Eitan Heldenberg, Shahar Aharony, Tamir Wolf and Tali Vishne

    Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:1

    Published on: 27 January 2015

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